Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Representatives help pension reform

Your readers may know that Gov. Henry McMaster recently signed phase one of state pension reform in South Carolina. This bipartisan legislation resulted from several months of meetings by a committee comprised of Republicans and Democrats from both the House and the Senate.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Key question on venue issue

Let me see if I have this right. Back in February 2016, the town formed the Hilton Head Island Venue Committee to, among other things, research and recommend action on what seems to be Mayor David Bennett’s pet project of building a mega arts and entertainment center on the island.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Hilton Head deserves better

I would like to congratulate The Island Packet and Steve Baer for their recent perspectives on some decisions by the leadership of Hilton Head Island that seem not to be in the interest of, or compatible with, the expressed desires of its citizens.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Travel costs were $100 million

In a recent letter, the correspondent wondered how much taxpayers spent on the Obamas’ personal family travel, vacations, the president’s golf weekends, Sasha’s and Malia’s trips and Michelle’s various worldwide trips with concomitant so-called “official business” activities.

Videos

Plane flies backwards and sideways at the Beaufort air show

Watch the Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier jump jet hover and then fly backward and sideways before jetting off into the sky on April 29, 2017 at the Marine Corps Air Station Air Show.
Jay Karr Staff video
Plane flies backwards and sideways at the Beaufort air show 1:15

Plane flies backwards and sideways at the Beaufort air show

The Blue Angels perform at the air show 1:02

The Blue Angels perform at the air show

What's Qigong? A woman shares how it changed her life 1:33

What's Qigong? A woman shares how it changed her life

Up, up and away: 2:13

Up, up and away: "Huey" helicopter ride-along at the 2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show